08 mars 2011

"Heroines" @ Museo Thyssen-Bornemjsza, Madrid

Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Joan of Arc, 1882 . Oil on canvas  52,7 x 45,7 cm. Loan from Syndics of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge © Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. This March, the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza anci Fundaciân Caja Madrid are presenting Heroines, a comprehensive survey cf the depîction of women as the protagonists of key roles and as manifestations of the gender identity crisis in western art. The exhibition focuses on strong women: active, independent, defiant, inspired, creative, dominating and triumphant.... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2010

Picasso Portrait Among Four Works Promised to North Carolina Museum of Art

Pablo Picasso, "Seated Woman, Red and Yellow Background", 1952, enamel on composition board, 49 3/16 x 31 7/8 inches. Promised gift of Mr. and Mrs. Julian H. Robertson, Jr. ©2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York RALEIGH, NC.- Lawrence J. Wheeler, Director, North Carolina Museum of Art, today announced a promised gift to the Museum from the collection of Josie and Julian Robertson, of New York. The gift includes four paintings by important European Impressionist and modern artists. In... [Lire la suite]
03 juillet 2009

Watercolours and Graphic Works by Emil Nolde on View @ Museum of Prints and Drawings, Berlin

Emil Nolde, Spanierin, 1921. Aquarell, dünnes Japanpapier, 47,4 x 35 cm, sign. o.l.: Nolde © Nolde Stiftung Seebüll bpk / Kupferstichkabinett, SMB. Foto: Jörg P. Anders BERLIN.- As a main proponent of expressionism, Emil Nolde (1867-1956) ranks as one of the most renowned German artists of the 20th century. With its 110 works (made up of some 36 watercolours and approx. 70 of the artist's most important graphic prints - including etchings, lithographs and woodcuts), the Museum of Prints and Drawings in Berlin not only owns one... [Lire la suite]
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24 juin 2009

Christie's Auction of Impressionist and Modern Art in London Realises $60.4 Million

A Christie´s employee looks at Picasso´s "Homme a l'epee". This painting sold today for £5,753,250 / $9,372,044 / €6,737,056. Photo: EFE/Andy Rain LONDON.- A "musketeer" painted by Pablo Picasso was one of the big attractions at an auction of impressionist and modern art at Christie's held in London, where it sold for 5.7 million pounds ($9.3 million). The 1969 work, "Homme a l'Epee," was the second most expensive lot of the session, after Monet's "Au Parc Monceau," that went for 6.3... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2009

“Masks. Metamorphoses of the Face from Rodin to Picasso“ @ The Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt

Auguste Rodin, Mann mit gebrochener Nase (zwischen 1862 und 1864), Typ II um 1903, Bronze, 39 x 21,2 x 23,2 cm. Paris, Musée d´Orsay © Foto RMN © Hervé Lewandowski DARMSTADT.- In collaboration with Musée d’Orsay, Paris and NY Carlsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen through June 7, 2009 Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt is showcasing the exhibition “Masks. Metamorphoses of the Face from Rodin to Picasso“. For the first time ever this comprehensive themed exhibition places the focus squarely on masks as the subject and motif of art. In the... [Lire la suite]
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